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Mars Exploration: What Can the Red Planet Tell Us About Our Own?

Thu Jul 30, 2020
Various times

The Lunar and Planetary Institute conducts a  free, 30 minute virtual program for families and children. Participants connect with a Mars scientist and a virtual demonstration, all from home. 

Dr. Bedford discusses volcanic processes that provide insight into the ancient and modern geology of Mars. As part of the demonstration, participants compare the characteristics of Mars and Earth images.

Dr. Bedford is a Mars Scientist who studies sedimentary and volcanic processes that provide insight into the ancient and it’s modern geology. She is a collaborator on the Mars Curiosity Rover’s CheMin and ChemCam instruments, and a member of the SAND-E Mars analog mission science team.

Register to participate in this event.

4pm Eastern, 3pm Central, 1pm Pacific

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